Bird Flu - Washington state residents

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  1. BirdLady14

    BirdLady14 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2014
    Everett, WA
    Hi everyone,

    I was just made aware of this Free Avian Flu Workshop being put on by WSU Agriculture Division. It's in Snohomish county at the fairgrounds this coming Monday Feb. 5th. Limited seating. If interested, see post below.

    Avian Flu Prevention
    FREE workshop for all poultry owners! Limited space, free registration at
    Monday, Feb. 5, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Longhouse at Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Avenue Southeast, Monroe, WA.
    Avian Flu is a serious threat in our area; join us for this free workshop to learn what you can do to protect your poultry. This serious disease affects all domestic poultry including chickens, ducks, and turkeys. Learn the steps necessary to keep your flock safe along with early warning signs of the disease, which has already cropped up in three locations around the state of Washington! Special presentations by Dr. Amber Itle & Dr. Paul Kohrs; specialists with the Washington Dept. of Agriculture Animal Health Division will cover information on protecting your flock from wild birds, proper biosecurity protocols, signs and symptoms to look for, and tips for monitoring and reporting any unusual behavior.
    Limited space, free registration at
    Visit the
    WSDA website for more information on the disease and its prevention. For more information on the workshop, contact Bobbi Lindemulder, Snohomish Conservation District, (425) 377-7003, [email protected]
    Sponsored by Snohomish County, Snohomish Conservation District, WSU Snohomish County Extension, and Evergreen State Fairgrounds.

    Kate Halstead
    Agriculture Workshops
    WSU Snohomish County Extension
    600 128th St SE
    Everett, WA 98208-6353
    [email protected]

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